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Meaning of FRACAS

Pronunciation:  'freykus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  noisy quarrel
 

FRACAS is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: affray, altercation
 
 See Also: batrachomyomachia, dustup, quarrel, row, run-in, words, wrangle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fra"cas\ (?; F. ?; 277), n. [F., crash, din, tumult, It.
fracasso, fr. fracassare to break in pieces, perh. fr. fra
within, among (L. infra) + cassare to annul, cashier. Cf.
{Cashier}, v. t.]
An uproar; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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